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Physical retail to transform as we know it, according to Shopify Future of Commerce report

Shopify has today released a Future of Commerce report, exploring the world of commerce as it grapples with COVID-19, spanning all aspects...

‘Looking to the future, we should be very cautious’: Why a vaccine will not end uncertainty for businesses

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out across the world, businesses are experiencing a rare moment of optimism. However questions about...

2021 Social Trends: Hootsuite releases digital transformation report

Hootsuite launched its fifth annual Social Trends Report in Australia last week, revealing the shifts Australian marketers must make as the world...

Malcolm Turnbull backs startup HealthMatch in $18m investment round

Australian healthtech startup HealthMatch has raised $18m in a round led by venture capital fund Square Peg, with early backer Tempus Partners...

Victorian Government highlights startups as key to economic recovery

Last month’s Victorian State Budget is being celebrated as a "game-changing tech budget’" on the back of a raft of new funding...

Shippit secures $30m Series B funding to close off 2020

Australian e-commerce and logistics technology startup Shippit has raised an AU$30m Series B equity round led by US-based technology investment firm Tiger...

It’s gold, gold, gold to SWAN Systems in FoodBytes! Pitch 2020

SWAN Systems, a precision irrigation and fertiliser platform founded by Western Australian farmers has won the global agtech category of international start-up...

Data breach: plugging a hole to save your company’s skin

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only seen us change our ways of working. Cybercriminals have adjusted the way they work, intensifying their focus...

Free listings for Australian businesses impacted by China trade wars

Australian small businesses have been among the more hard hit by the country's tensions with China, but Dynamic Business would like to...

High Court grants appeal in attempt to clearly define casual employment

The High Court of Australia has granted labour-hire company WorkPac Pty Ltd special leave to appeal the controversial decision in WorkPac v Rossato in...

How focusing on people spurred 2,390 per cent growth: Half Dome

Half Dome, a media and technology business, claimed the top spot on the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 list this year, notching up...

Companies must invest more in data reliability to remain competitive, says research

Research from Melbourne Business School and management consulting firm Kearney has found that 50 per cent of companies struggle with data reliability...

Licensees should repay customers for wrongdoing over seven years old and for payments less than $20: ASIC

ASIC has released guidance on repaying wrongly charged customers, proposing that the seven-year minimum time frame to start consumer remediation and...

Australia emerges from recession with 44-year high quarterly growth

Australia is no longer in a recession and economic growth is predicted to continue into the December quarter. On...

Indigenous Australians, mature aged and young people first to be trained in digital skills push

Indigenous Australians, mature-aged and young people amongst those to be trained  and employed as data analysts in push to close digital skills...

What recourse is there if a business partner goes rogue?

What happens if two business partners don’t agree on the direction of a business? With no deciding vote in director’s meetings, it...

Salesforce buys Slack for $US27.7 billion

Global CRM leader Salesforce has acquired Slack Technologies, a workplace messaging platform, for $US27.7 billion. The transaction is...

Hiring gender bias exacerbated by algorithmic sorting models for CVs, new research finds

A new report has found that women, already disproportionately affected by job losses during the pandemic, face further disadvantage from job hiring...

RBA keeps rates at historic low heading into Christmas period

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has today announced that interest rates will remain at the historic low of 0.1 per cent...

Construction tech startup secures $6m in investment round led by Aconex

Construction tech company Buildxact has secured $6.0 million in new funds via an over-subscribed capital raise. The funds will enable Buildxact...